Jackson Andrew School

Tel: (215)952-6223
  • Jackson Andrew School serves 543 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 41% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Jackson Andrew School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 32%.
  • Jackson Andrew School operates within the Philadelphia City School District.

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School Overview

  • Jackson Andrew School's student population of 543 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students543 students
Jackson Andrew School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Jackson Andrew School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Jackson Andrew School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeJackson Andrew School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Jackson Andrew School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2835 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jackson Andrew School is 0.78, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
46%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
62%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
Jackson Andrew School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
12%
4%
Jackson Andrew School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
34%
10%
Jackson Andrew School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
21%
15%
Jackson Andrew School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
20%
68%
Jackson Andrew School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
13%
3%
Jackson Andrew School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsJackson Andrew School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.780.26
Jackson Andrew School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
44%
Jackson Andrew School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
Jackson Andrew School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2009)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Jackson Andrew School is Philadelphia City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Philadelphia City School District's student population of 132,968 students has decreased by 7% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $19,677 is higher than the state average of $13,048. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $20,504 is higher than the state average of $12,915. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NamePhiladelphia City School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    220
    3
    Number of Students Managed132,9681,464
    Philadelphia City School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    21%
    46%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    35%
    62%
    District Total Revenue$2,831 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$2,951 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$19,677$13,048
    District Spending / Student$20,504$12,915
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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